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Changes in NYS Traffic Law Effective September 5, 2021

on 9/05/2021, Existing driving license suspensions will be terminated without a fee, courts must offer payment plans for fines, and courts will have the power to waiver fines and surcharges.

New Rules for Driving License Suspensions and Fines in New York Courts

Effective immediately, New York State has enacted sweeping changes to the traffic law related to traffic fines and driver's license suspensions. Courts will no longer suspend drivers for failure to pay a fine or surcharge and suspensions for failure to appear will be lifted without payment from the driver.

Reckless Driving in New York: 3 Things to Know

Reckless driving is a misdemeanor crime in New York. Driving ins a manner that unreasonably interferes with the free and proper use of the highway or unreasonably endangers other drivers will be deemed reckless driving. But is takes more than speeding. Learn more.

Alabama Drivers: Effect of New York Traffic Ticket Convictions

If their driver in convicted in NY, Alabama will: 1) add it to their licensee’s record, and 2) keep the record for 3 years from the conviction date.

What will my Traffic Ticket do to my Insurance Premiums?

Aside from general observations such as parking violations typically will have no effect, lawyers are unable to predict exactly how your insurance company might react to traffic convictions. Here is some information from the insurance industry that may help you determine what your ticket might do to your insurance premiums.

Missouri Drivers: Effect of New York Traffic Ticket Convictions

If Missouri receives information that one of its drivers received a point-assessable violation in another state, Missouri will add the conviction as dictated by Missouri’s violation conviction code.

§600. Leaving the Scene of an Accident without Reporting

This statute is designed to prevent a person from evading liability for negligently causing damage. law requires drivers to stop and exchange information whenever a driver has caused damage, or has cause to know that the driver has caused damage.

Kentucky Drivers: Effect New York Traffic Ticket Convictions

Kentucky will not transfer points from speeding tickets for non-CDL drivers. But points do transfer for all other moving hazardous violations.

Iowa Drivers: The Effect of New York Traffic Convictions

Iowa will count NY traffic convictions against their drivers. Best for Iowans to treat NY tickets as if they were home.

Michigan Drivers: Impact of New York Traffic Convictions

Michigan treats New York convictions as they Occurred in in Michigan. Because Michigan is not a part fo of the multi-state information sharing agreement, it may take a while, but eventually the convictions are likely to show up.

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I received a ticket in February. Came across Azria and Bruffett website, and I filled out their online form. After submitting the form I was immediately taken care of. Throughout the entire process I emailed for updates and they got back to me quickly. My ticket was finally dismissed. They were fantastic. Highly recommend and if ever need in the future, I will use them again!!

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I contacted the office after receiving a speeding ticket. I was informed of my options and the likelihood of various outcomes and retained the services of the Azria office. The entire process was seamless and I was informed of the progress of the proceedings every step of the way. In the end, the case was reduced to a non moving violation. I would highly recommend the firm.

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David Bruffet of Azria & Bruffett handled my traffic case and managed to reduce my speeding ticket to a non-moving violation! This resulted in no points on my license and a substantial reduction in payments to the court. They have special promotions for college students so would recommend services for any college student who needs legal representation when it comes to speeding tickets.

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